The department’s focus is a general approach to applied economic and commercial activity. Emphasis is placed on the relationship between commercial activity and the social context which it creates, and on the consequences of economic development in the modern world.
Business Administration curriculum begins with how society is organized to produce goods and services. Through this broad, historical approach, students gain a realistic perspective of modern business. The student also gains the principles and the insight to weigh short-term versus long-term profit, and to weigh technical versus fundamental analyses.
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Economics is a major for the student interested in careers such as public policy, finance and banking, corporate planning, and market analysis, and a host of other areas. Employers recognize the
Economics major as a more quantitatively focused major than business, and more challenging a major than political science or sociology. More than half of the graduates of the program enter specialized professional or academic graduate programs, while others pursue the sorts of opportunities open to business majors.
The International Business major is one of the fastest growing majors at Monmouth College. With the dramatic growth in job opportunities in International Management or Trade and Finance, the program was designed to prepare students in both business fundamentals and knowledge of the historical and cultural shifts that shape the world economy today.
students at Monmouth College learn about the political economy, trade, finance, culture, and focuses research on the business environment of at least one major region.
International Business students are encouraged to participate in one of Monmouth College’s foreign exchange programs in Asia, Latin America, or Europe. This allows the student an opportunity to become proficient in a foreign language and the business practices of one particular region of interest.
International Business graduates include financial institutions, manufacturers, management and marketing consulting, government, and technology companies.
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